Sounds of the Early 20th Century

Wax cylinder excerpts . . .

  • Southern Smiles Two-Step
  • Edison Military Band, 1904
  • Liberty Bell March
  • Edison Concert Band, 1897
  • The Dixie Rube
  • Edison Military Band, 1906
  • Our Victorious Nation
  • New York Military Band, 1909
  • Hot Time March
  • Edison Military Band, 1904
  • The Stars and Stripes Forever March
  • Ruby Brooks, 1902
  • Smoky Mokes
  • Peerless Orchestra, 1904

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